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James Merson KIDNER

Regimental number754
Place of birthCannington, nr. Bridgwater, Somerset
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Kidner, Castlefarm, Ilchester Somerset, England
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1915
Date of death7 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 71), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Elizabeth KIDNER, Wiscombe, Weston-super-Mare, England

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